Part of speech: noun

An order of a court to a person addressed.

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Usage examples "writ":

  1. Permit me, sir, to remind the gentleman of another text of holy writ. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
  2. From Holy Writ, my dear sir. - "The Gadfly", E. L. Voynich.
  3. Holy Writ is very clear on this subject. - "Quit Your Worrying!", George Wharton James.